Horizon Fitness ELITE 5.1T User Manual

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T R E A D M I L L

Owner’s Guide

ELITE 5.1T HRC Entertainment

T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

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FOLDING & MOVING

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LEVELING, POWER & EMERGENCY STOP

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KNOW YOUR TREADMILL

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GETTING STARTED

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DISPLAY

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PROGRAM PROFILES

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COLOUR MONITOR OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

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USING YOUR ROAD RACER PROGRAM

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USING YOUR THR ZoneTM PROGRAM

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USING YOUR EXPEDITION PROGRAM

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TROUBLESHOOTING

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COMMON QUESTIONS

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MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES

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EXERCISE GUIDELINES

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DEVELOPING A FITNESS PROGRAM

 

& IMPORTANCE OF WARM UP/ COOL DOWN

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FITNESS GOALS

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WEEKLY LOG SHEETS

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MONTHLY LOG SHEETS

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LIMITED HOME USE WARRANTY

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CAUTION! CAUTION

Read all precautions and instructions in this manual before using this equipment.

Save this manual for future reference.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

Read all instructions before using this treadmill. When using an electrical product, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following: Read all instructions before using this HORIZON FITNESS treadmill

WARNING

WARNING! Connect this exercise product to a properly grounded outlet only. See grounding instructions.

GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS

This product must be grounded. If a treadmill should malfunction or breakdown, grounding provides a path of least resistance for electrical current to reduce the risk of electrical shock. This product is equipped with a cord having an equipment-groundingconductor and a grounding plug. The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with local codes and ordinances.

DANGER! Improper connection of theequipment-groundingconductor can result in a risk of electric shock. Check with a qualified electrician or serviceman if you are in doubt as to whether the product is properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided with the product. If it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician.

This product is for use on a nominal 220-voltcircuit, and has a grounding plug that looks like the plug illustrated below. A temporary adapter such as the one illustrated below may be used to connect this plug to a2-polereceptacle as shown, if a properly grounded outlet is not available. The temporary adapter should be used only until a properly grounded outlet can be installed by a qualified electrician. The green colored rigid ear, lug, or the like extending from the adapter must be connected to a permanent ground such as a properly grounded outlet box cover. Whenever the adapter is used, it must be held in place by a metal screw.

3-POLE

2-POLE

GROUNDED

OUTLET IN

OUTLET

GROUNDED BOX

 

ADAPTER

METAL

GROUNDED TREADMILL

GROUNDING

POWER CORD

SCREW

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WARNING

WARNING! To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electrical shock or injury to persons:

Never use the treadmill before securing the safety tether clip to your clothing.

If you experience chest pains, nausea, dizziness, or shortness of breath, stop exercising immediately and consult your physician before continuing.

Do not wear clothes that might catch on any part of the treadmill.

Keep power cord away from heated surfaces.

Keep children off of treadmill at all times.

Do not use treadmill outdoors.

Unplug treadmill before moving it.

Do not remove the treadmill motor covers or roller covers. Service should be performed only by an authorized Horizon Fitness service provider.

treadmill should be plugged into a dedicated circuit.

At no time should more than one person be on treadmill while in operation.

CHILDREN

Keep children off your treadmill at all times.

When the treadmill is in use, young children and pets should be kept at least 10 feet away.

CLEANING

• Clean with soap and slightly damp cloth only; never use solvents.

OTHER SAFETY TIPS FOR YOUR HORIZON FITNESS TREADMILL

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CAUTION

CAUTION! If you experience chest pains, nausea, dizziness or shortness of breath, stop exercising immediately and consult your physician before continuing.

Do not wear clothing that might catch on any part of the treadmill.

Read this Owner’s Guide before operating this treadmill.

OPERATION

To reduce the risk of damaging important components on your treadmill, it is strongly recommended that your treadmill is plugged into a dedicated 20amp outlet, without the use of an additional extension cord.

It is essential that your treadmill is used only indoors, in a climate controlled room. If your treadmill has been exposed to colder temperatures or high moisture climates, it is strongly recommended that the treadmill is warmed up to room temperature before first time use. Failure to do so may cause premature electronic failure.

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CONGRATULATIONS! on choosing an Elite Series treadmill.

You’ve taken an important step in developing and sustaining an exercise program! Your Horizon Fitness treadmill is a tremendously effective tool for achieving your personal fitness goals. Regular use of your Horizon Fitness treadmill can improve the quality of your life in so many ways.

Here are just a few of the health benefits of aerobic exercise:

Weight Loss

A Healthier Heart

Improved Muscle Tone

Increased Daily Energy Levels

Reduced Stress

Help In Countering Anxiety and Depression

An Improved Self Image

The key to reaping these benefits is to develop the exercise habit. Your new Horizon Fitness treadmill will help you eliminate the obstacles that prevent you from getting in your exercise time. Inclement weather and darkness won’t interfere with your workout when you use your Horizon Fitness treadmill in the comfort of your home. This manual provides you with basic information for using and enjoying your new machine. A more complete knowledge of your new Horizon Fitness treadmill will assist you in realizing your goal of a healthy lifestyle.

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CAUTION

CAUTION: BEFORE BEGINNING ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM, ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN. IF YOU EXPERIENCE CHEST PAINS, NAUSEA, DIZZINESS OR SHORTNESS OF BREATH, STOP EXERCISING AND CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE CONTINUING.

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ BEFORE USE!

ASSEMBLY

CAUTION! There are several areas during the assembly process of a Horizon Fitness treadmill that special attention must be paid. It is very important to follow the assembly instructions correctly and to make sure all parts are firmly tightened. If the assembly instructions are not followed correctly, the treadmill could have frame parts that are not tightened and will seem loose and may cause irritating noises. There should be no side- to-sideplay in the console masts or any forward and back play in the console assembly or handlebars. If there is any play in these areas, the treadmill has not been properly assembled. To prevent damage to the treadmill, the assembly instructions must be reviewed and corrective actions should be taken.

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FOLDING

Firmly grasp the back end of the treadmill. Carefully lift the end of the treadmill deck to the upright position until the foot lock latch engages and securely locks the deck into position. Make sure the deck is securely latched before letting go. To unfold, firmly grasp the back end of the treadmill. Gently press down on the foot lock latch with your foot until the lock latch disengages. Carefully lower the deck to the ground. NOTE: on some models the foot lock latch might be on the right hand side.

FOOT LOCK-LATCH

MOVING

Your Horizon Fitness treadmill has a pair of transport wheels built into the base frame. To move, make sure the treadmill is folded and securely latched. Then firmly grasp the handlebars, tilt the treadmill back and roll. CAUTION! Our Treadmills are heavy, use care and additional help if necessary when moving. Do not attempt to move or transport treadmill unless it is in upright, folded position with the lock latch secured. Failure to follow these instructions could result in injury. alternating for a total of 8 repetitions.

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LEVELING

The treadmill should be level for optimum use. Once you have placed the treadmill where you intend to use it, raise or lower the adjustable levelers located on the treadmill base frame. Once you have leveled the treadmill, lock the levelers in place by tightening the nuts against the frame. To assure the treadmill is level, a carpenter’s level is recommended.

TURN POWER ON

Make sure that your treadmill is properly connected to a power outlet. The on/off switch is located next to the power cord. Flip this switch to the ‘on’ position, so that the switch is lit. You will hear a beep and the console will light up.

SAFETY KEY

Your treadmill will not start unless the safety key is placed on the safety key holder. Attach the clip end securely to your clothing. This safety key is designed to cut the power to the treadmill if you should fall. NEVER USE THE TREADMILL WITHOUT SECURING THE SAFETY KEY CLIP TO YOUR CLOTHING. PULL ON THE SAFETY KEY CLIP FIRST TO MAKE SURE IT WILL NOT COME OFF YOUR CLOTHING.

DO NOT STAND ON THE BELT

While you are preparing to use the treadmill, do not stand on the belt. Place your feet on the side rails before starting the treadmill. Start walking on the belt only after the belt has

begun to move. Never start the treadmill at a fast running speed and attempt to jump on!

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K N O W Y O U R T R E A D M I L L

CONSOLE

 

TOUCH PAD

 

QUICK SPEED KEY

WATER BOTTLE

GRIP PULSE HANDLEBARS

HOLDER

 

UPRIGHT

MOTOR COVER

SUPPORT

 

 

SIDE RAIL

QUICK INCLINE

 

KEY

 

 

END CAP

LEVELERS

 

 

RUNNING BELT

 

TRANSPORT WHEEL

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G E T T I N G S T A R T E D

QUICK START UP

Simply press the Start button to begin exercising.

PAUSE

Press the Stop button to pause your workout.

RESET

Press and hold the Stop button to reset the treadmill.

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